Archive for Campus Security News

28 Nov 2012

Universities get failing grades on campus freedom

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Fullcomment.nationalpost.com. Concerns have raised about universities being hostile towards free speech of students and faculty. Many Canadian universities and student unions were involved in a recent indexing and 35 were given failing grades for improperly stifling free speech. In all, universities averaged just on the cusp of […]

28 Nov 2012

UGA student charged with underage possession of alcohol and fake ID after noise complaint – #Busted!

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Interesting article posted on Redandblack.com. A UGA student was alleged to be in possession of a fake ID and alcohol on Saturday at 9:55pm in Church Hall. According to the officer, there were eight cans of alcohol and two bottles found in the residence’s trash, which were discovered when they came to the room to […]

28 Nov 2012

LRSD Parent Pushes for Stricter Security After Fight Goes Viral – Do you agree with her campaign?

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Interesting article posted on Arkansasmatters.com. An Arkansas mom may have more than one fight on her hands. She was a substitute teacher at the time, witnessing her daughter in trouble. She tried to make school officials aware of trouble brewing, but it might have fell on confusing ears. Policies in the Little Rock school district may […]

26 Nov 2012

Recent attacks at LSU prompt concerns about campus security

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Lsureveille.com. Many students are becoming concerned with safety after several attacks at LSU. One such reported crime was a rape. Several campaigns exist in order to deter crime and encourage students to report crimes. The hope is that this will limit crime on campus. The campus stresses that […]

26 Nov 2012

Four wounded, one critically, in shooting at USC – San Jose Mercury News

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Interesting article posted on Mercurynews.com. University of Southern California security staff are interviewing three out of the four people recently released from hospital after being wounded in a Halloween shooting. There is one victim that is still in the hospital and that person is in critical condition. No one involved are USC students. USC students […]

26 Nov 2012

Clear Fork student arrested after bringing gun to school

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Interesting article posted on Mountvernonnews.com.  Benjamin Weirich, age 17, a student at Clear Fork High School, brought an unloaded revolver from his house to school. School administrators said that at no point where any of the teachers or students in danger. They said that the students were out of lock down and in regular classes […]

22 Nov 2012

Stockton Campuses facing reality of guns on campuses

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Just read this on Recordnet.com. Schools in Stockton, California are becoming familiar with the unpleasant reality of kids bringing guns to school. Two recent incidents have put Police Chief Jim West on high alert. At Van Buren Elementary School, a seventh-grade boy fired a .22-caliber handgun into the floor of the classroom. At Cleveland Elementary, […]

22 Nov 2012

Armed robberies shake campus security

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Thepolypost.com. A pair of armed robberies at Cal Poly’s Pomona campus has students on edge and campus police scratching their noses. The first robbery occurred in a parking lot, while the second was perpetrated more brazenly inside a University dorm. It is unclear whether both robberies were […]